Acts 1:1-6 TNIV

Jesus Taken Up Into Heaven

1 In my former book,1 Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach2

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2 until the day he was taken up to heaven,3 after giving instructions4 through the Holy Spirit to the apostles5 he had chosen.6

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3 After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive. He appeared to them7 over a period of forty days and spoke about the kingdom of God.8

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4 On one occasion, while he was eating with them, he gave them this command: "Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait9 for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about.10

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5 For John baptized witha water,11 but in a few days you will be baptized withb the Holy Spirit."12

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      6 So when they met together, they asked him, "Lord, are you at this time going to restore13 the kingdom to Israel?"

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